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Active in Western Australia

Saddle up: cycling along the Danube with Persenbeug Castle in the background.

Cycling

Two-wheel wonders: The world's 12 best bike rides

Andrew Bain As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer, writes Andrew Bain.

Western Australia

A leap of faith

Andrew Taylor skydiving over Margaret River.

Andrew Taylor It's not every day you get invited to sit on the lap of a married man.

WA

The Cape crusader

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.

Melanie Ball walks a challenging 145-kilometre coastal trail that celebrates the rugged beauty of the state's south west.

Beaches

Endless summer

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Andrew Bain It's autumn, but head north or west and you'd never know, Andrew Bain writes.

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